Relief based on extent of crop loss: Yediyurappa

He added that during his tenure as CM, funds to the tune of Rs 565 crore have been released for Bharamasagara lift irrigation project

published on : 25th September 2022

Farmers lift blockade from Chandigarh-Delhi highway

Haryana BKU (Chaduni) chief Gurnam Singh Chaduni said the decision to end the stir was taken after the government agreed to consider procuring 30 quintals of paddy per acre.

published on : 24th September 2022

Crops on 8.9 lakh hectare damaged in heavy rains that lashed Karnataka

Heavy rains lashing Karnataka for the last few months have filled up lakes and reservoirs recharging groundwater, Revenue Minister R Ashoka told the Assembly on Monday.

published on : 20th September 2022

Karnataka rain fury ruins crops, dreams

Ron Tahsildar Vani Unki said, “We visited the flood-affected villages and I have instructed officials to do the needful. We have also warned people not to go near Bennehalla and Holealur river.”

published on : 19th September 2022

Rs 300 crop input subsidy released: Bommai

Hitherto, this process was taking years together but now once loss was uploaded in the software, the crop input subsidy was disbursed to farmers sooner.

published on : 18th September 2022

Lower Kharif sowing calls for deft management of foodgrain stock, prices: FinMin Report

India's rice production could fall by 10-12 million tonnes during the Kharif season this year due to a fall in paddy sowing area, Food Secretary Sudhanshu Pandey had said earlier this month.

published on : 17th September 2022

WPI inflation eases to 11-month low at 12.41 per cent in August

The decline in the headline WPI inflation in the month was largely due to a fall in fuel and power inflation.

published on : 14th September 2022

Crop loss aid in two days: Bommai

CM Basavaraj Bommai on Tuesday told the Assembly that compensation for crop loss will be distributed in two days in areas where survey is complete.

published on : 14th September 2022

Crops damaged, bridges washed away amid incessant rainfall in Maharashtra's Latur

Two bridges were washed away, cutting off connectivity to Tagarkheda, Wanjarkheda, Savari-Jamga and Manejawalga villages in Nilanga tehsil, saidan official.

published on : 11th September 2022

Farmers shed tears over poor demand, dump onions into pond in Shoolagiri

A section of onion farmers in Sanamavu near Shoolagiri is forced to dump harvested crop in farmlands and ponds allegedly because there are no takers and onions are poorly priced.

published on : 3rd September 2022

2.85 lakh people hit in Puri by floods, crop damage in Balasore

Paddy and vegetable crops on 25,117-hectare of land in Kanas, Delang, Gop, Nimapara, Satyabadi, Brahmagiri, Astaranga and Pipili blocks were destroyed.

published on : 2nd September 2022

Congress targets Odisha govt for failure to protect farmers’ interest

Chairman of the farmers’ wing of the Congress Amiya Patnaik claimed that kharif crop in over 15 lakh hectare acre has been damaged.

published on : 31st August 2022

Government expects higher rice procurement of 518 LT in Kharif season despite output worries

The government has fixed the minimum support price (MSP) of 'common' grade paddy at Rs 2040 per quintal and 'grade A' at 2060 per quintal for the 2022-23 marketing year.

published on : 30th August 2022

Floods hit 1.7 lakh hectare crop area, but rains came as a boon for Kharif crops

However, with excess rainfall in July and August, the area covered under kharif crops this year has been 33,000 hectare more than last year.

published on : 29th August 2022

Experts link recent drop in wheat production to climate change, urge India to take it up at COP27

The wheat crop decline is likely to have been caused by a heatwave that resulted in shrivelled grains in the northern states of Punjab and Haryana.

published on : 28th August 2022

Paddy sowing down by 5.99 per cent so far; major lag in Jharkhand, WB, Chattisgarh

Paddy was sown in 390.99 lakh hectare in the year-ago period, the data showed. It is the main kharif crop, sowing of which begins with the onset of the southwest monsoon from June.

published on : 26th August 2022

Odisha farmers resent delay in flood damage assessment

The worst hit by floods is the vegetable farmers whose crops have been completely damaged after being waterlogged for more than four days.

published on : 25th August 2022

Rajasthan CM Gehlot orders survey to assess damage to crops due to rains

Gehlot said the families of those who died due to floods will be compensated by State Disaster Response Fund.

published on : 24th August 2022

Odisha floods: Farmer ends life over crop loss in Koraput

The entire crop was submerged as the nearby Telingi river gushed into his fields following the recent rains. Seeing the total destruction, he had gone into depression, family sources said.

published on : 24th August 2022
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